Saturday, November 17, 2018
Signs in the Sun Moon & Stars

Signs in the Sun Moon & Stars

The Moon is great, but apparently it’s just not enough for the city of Chengdu in China. Not satisfied with the meager light the Moon reflects back down to Earth at night, scientists in the region plan to launch...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-L7raxL1Y8&feature=youtu.beSAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - An unusual cloud formation has Bay Area residents puzzled Friday afternoon.Several viewers reached out to KRON4 to ask what the giant hole in the sky was.The phenomenon was seen mainly on the Peninsula in cities like San Bruno,...
The National Solar Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico has been closed since last Thursday.ABC-7 Monday spoke with Shari Lifson, who is with AURA, the company that co-manages the Observatory with NMSU. “The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy who manages...
Pressure sensors detected a depressurization in the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday night.The crew had to search for a leak, which was eventually traced to the Russian space capsule docked with the station.The leak was found in the...
Russian officials appear baffled over a massive cloud that turned day into night scaring pensioners over an area larger than Britain. There are claims that the sudden darkness could have been caused by dust from a meteorite strike or a...
While the superstitious may avoid venturing outdoors this Friday the 13th, some lucky sky-watchers around the South Pacific may get to witness an event not seen on this spooky date in 44 years: a super-size new moon blocking out part...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=se1D-xe5DboAnd if that isn’t enough to whet the appetites of amateur stargazers, Mars will the closest to Earth it has been since 2003.During a total lunar eclipse, the sunlight which reaches the Moon is refracted by Earth’s atmosphere, which...
An asteroid the size of New York City's Statue of Liberty is expected to buzz by Earth Tuesday, and this time, scientists are ready and waiting. At its closest point, the asteroid – called 2010 WC9 – will be roughly 126,000...
Invisible dark matter makes up some 84 percent of the matter in the universe—but nobody really knows what it is. It doesn’t have atoms, electrons or protons like the stuff that makes up the normal matter we see around...
Around 8 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday night, an interplanetary shock wave slammed into Earth at supersonic speed. The density of the solar wind quadrupled and cracked open Earth’s magnetic field. Planetary K-Index skyrocketed. Bright, colorful aurora, visible to the...

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